Leslie Mayes Profile
Leslie Mayes is an American Anchor/Reporter/Multimedia Journalist working for NBC Connecticut serving the station as a Weekday News Anchor. She has been working with the station since February 2015.
Leslie Mayes Education
Mayes attended School Without Walls High School. There, she gained Communication and Newsroom Skills. After this, she went on to join St. John’s University. While there, she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government & Politics, Journalism.
Leslie Mayes Career
Mayes works for NBC Connecticut serving the station as a Weekday News Anchor. Asides from serving the station as a Weekday Anchor, she is also the creator and host of “Connecticut in Color.” This program is dedicated to highlighting the stories and discussing the issues of Nutmeg State’s communities of color. Prior to joining NBC Connecticut, she was working for News 14 Carolina located in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Previously, she also covered national politics serving as the Washington Bureau producer. Then, she was working for the Time Warner Cable News channels. In addition, she covered both of Barack Obama’s inaugurations. She also obscured several State of the Union addresses.
Mayes launched her career in TV behind the camera serving as a news assistant. Mayes also worked as a photographer in New York City for NY1 News. For the duration at NY1 News, she traveled across the country on the campaign trail. She also followed the Hillary Clinton and Obama presidential campaigns. This is in addition to following Eliot Spitzer’s resignation, and the New York State Senate coup.
Leslie is an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists and enjoys working with children from underserved communities and telling stories that might often go unnoticed. When she’s not chasing Connecticut’s latest news, you can usually find her making plans for her next international trip, cooking, or looking for a new local restaurant to enjoy a good meal. She and her husband and their cat Chloe live in Hartford County.
Leslie acknowledges the nation’s capital having been born and raised in Washington, D.C. This is due to her early love of news and current events, especially national politics. She happens to be an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists. She enjoys working with children from underserved communities and telling stories that may go unnoticed.
Away from work, she enjoys making plans for her next international trip looking for a new local restaurant. Mayes is an effective member of the National Association of Black Journalists. She enjoys working with children from underserved communities as well as telling stories that much time goes unnoticed.
Leslie Mayes Age
Mayes was born on the 19th of June 1984 in Washington, D.C. United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 19th of June every year. Mayes is, therefore 39 years old as of 2023.
Leslie Mayes Height
Mayes stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Leslie Mayes Family
She was born to Stanley J. Mayes, her father, and her mother, Geraldine Thompson Mayes in Washington D.C. Mayes’s dad worked as the proprietor of Divine Shine. This is a shoe repair and leather-care business located in Washington. In addition to this, he is also a member of the District of Columbia Democratic State Committee. Asides from this, her mother is a one-time restaurant manager for Marriott. She has also worked in several diners at Georgetown University.
Leslie Mayes Husband
Mayes is married to her loving husband Kerwin Richard Low. The couple tied the knot on October 12, 2019, in Hartford, Connecticut. Their wedding was officiated by Rev. Dion J. Watkins. Watkins is a Baptist minister at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.
Leslie Mayes Salary
Being one of the top Anchors for NBC Connecticut, Leslie earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Leslie Mayes’s Net Worth
Mayes has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor/Reporter/Multimedia Journalist.
Leslie Mayes NBC Connecticut
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